Germany: 1971 Wine Law vs. 2012 VDP Classification

Germany: 1971 Wine Law vs. 2012 VDP Classification

Event Info:

  • Thurday, November 17
  • 1:45pm - 3:45pm
  • Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
  • Advanced Knowledge
  • Trade + Enthusiast

Session Description

Explore the differences between the traditional wines codified by the 1971 German Wine Law and the new classification enacted by the VDP in 2012. A guided tasting and lecture will show the unique differences between the two, the role the Charta Association played, as well as explore some of the subtleties and nuances of the 2012 Classification that lurk in the fine print.

Open to Members of the Trade and Enthusiasts

Presenter

Brian Donegan
Brian Donegan
Advanced Sommelier, Truly Fine Wines
Damon Goldstein
Damon Goldstein
Truly Fine Wines

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